Rand Paul Has A Warning For Drones: ‘I’ve Got A Shotgun’

Rand Paul discusses drones during a "historic Snapchat interview" with CNN.
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Potential GOP presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told CNN in a “Snapchat interview” on Tuesday he had a warning for any unmanned drones that might fly over his house.

“I’ve got a shotgun,” he said.

Paul was responding to a question that came a day after an off-duty intelligence officer who reportedly had been drinking accidentally crashed a small drone onto the White House lawn.

The senator was asked whether unmanned aerial vehicles should be banned.

“Drones should only be used according to the Constitution,” he said, adding: “But if they fly over my house, they better beware.”

CNN billed the exchange as a “historic Snapchat interview” and described Paul as the first U.S. lawmaker to be interviewed through the social app.

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  1. Can’t beat this stuff.


    “Drones should only be used according to the Constitution,” he said

    Which Article or Amendment are you thinking of, Rand?

    But second,

    “I’ve got a shotgun,” he said.

    A shotgun for a drone? I can’t get Crocodile Dundee out of my head:

    “Knife? You call that a knife? THIS is a knife!”

  2. I guess he watched “Parks and Recreation” last night. Once a copycat, always a copycat.

  3. The ED-209 will not find that shotgun thing amusing.

  4. Avatar for don don says:

    “I’m gonna get me a shotgun and kill all the whities I see…” Looks like senator Poodle Hair
    means business.

  5. I love it when libertarians threaten to destroy other peoples private property.

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